Wednesday, February 8, 2023


I hate referring to Daesh as Islamic State

The Iranian foreign minister has said that extremism should be encountered, stressing that a multidimensional, solid strategy is needed to uproot ISIL.

How will it be after King Abdullah? (PART 2)

Following the Saudi King’s demise some Iranian analysts look at the direction Iran-Saudi ties will take after Abdullah and different factors which may come into play.

Why did the US House speaker invite Israeli PM to Washington?

An invitation by the Republican speaker of the House to the Israeli prime minister to address a joint session of Congress without consulting the White House is a token of appreciation by Republicans to Israel.

How will it be after King Abdullah? (PART 1)

Following the Saudi King’s demise some Iranian analysts look at the direction Iran-Saudi ties will take after Abdullah and different factors which may come into play.

Iran calls for expansion of Saudi ties, felicitates new King Salman

Congratulating King Salman on his succession to the throne, President Rouhani has appealed for a boost in Tehran-Riyadh relations.

Iran mulls ‘special retaliation’ over Israel’s Golan attack: Commander

A senior commander of Iran's Revolution Guards says Israel should brace for "a special retaliation" for killing six Hezbollah members and an Iranian general in Syria.

Iran commiserates with Saudis on king’s passing

Iran has extended condolences to the Saudi government and nation on the passing of the country's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Iran parliament speaker, Turkish president stress stronger mutual ties

Iran's Ali Larijani and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan have stressed the need for tapping into their existing potential and forging stronger cooperation on energy, transportation, trade and industry.

Zarif raps Israel’s killing of Iranian commander, Hezbollah members

Iran has slammed Israel’s killing of an Iranian commander and blasted the world’s selective treatment of terrorism and extremism as well as silence towards crimes against humanity and insulting religious sanctities.

Dialogue best solution to settle Yemen conflict: Larijani

Larijani said that Tehran will tap into all its potential to help establish lasting peace in Yemen.

Iran reiterates need for open dialog with Saudi Arabia

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said Tehran is ready to engage in frank dialog with Saudi Arabia.

Muslim nations must close ranks against Israel: Larijani

The top MP said the status quo in Syria is not in the interest of any country, calling for political efforts to restore stability to the conflict-stricken country.

Iran denounces acts of terror, blasphemy

President Rouhani has said that Iran condemns terror, violence and extremism under the pretext of defending religions and insults to religions in the name of defending freedom.

Attack on Hezbollah unveils Israel’s support for terrorism: Official

Shamkhani noted that the attack is part of Tel Aviv’s ploy to ensure its security by resorting to terrorism as a means to plunge regional countries into internal conflicts.

Discrimination still prevails in US, says tweet by Leader marking Martin Luther King Day

To mark Martin Luther King Day, the Supreme Leader has tweeted “Discrimination still prevails in the US.”

Iranians hold rally on insulting cartoon outside French embassy

The protesters chanted ‘Islam will be victorious’ and carried placards in condemnation of the cartoons insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

IRGC confirms martyrdom of top officer in Israeli airstrike in Syria

The martyred senior officer was in Syria “as a military advisor to help the Syrian government and nation in the fight against Takfiri-Salafi terrorists”.

Larijani urges stronger unity among Palestinian groups

The top parliamentarian also condemned Israel's recent aerial assault that killed several members of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah in Syria.

Iran slams Zionist airstrikes in Golan Heights

The son of Hezbollah's slain top military commander, Imad Mughniyeh, was among the Lebanese resistance movement fighters who were martyred in the Israeli attack.

Iran strongly condemns Israel’s killing of Hezbollah fighters

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the killing of six fighters of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah by Israel.

West behind Charlie Hebdo profane cartoons: Iranian official

​A senior Iranian official has denounced sacrilegious cartoons published by French weekly, Charlie Hebdo, depicting Prophet Mohammad, saying the move has been orchestrated by the West.

Iran’s top MP to visit Turkey to attend an Islamic parliamentary meeting

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is to visit Turkey on January 20 to deliver a speech at the 10th meeting of the Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union (IIPU).

Iran considers Iraq’s security its own: Interior minister

Iran’s interior minister has emphasized the necessity for countering terrorism in the Middle East, saying the Islamic Republic considers Iraq’s security its own.

Iran FM cancelled Saudi visit over Faisal’s Syria remarks: Diplomat

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cancelled his planned visit to Saudi Arabia after his Saudi counterpart expressed baseless allegations against the Islamic Republic with regard to Syria, a top Iranian diplomat says.

A perfect subject for Charlie Hebdo cartoonists

An analytical look at the root causes of terrorist attacks in France and their aftermath.

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